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... Messiah on his throne . To obtain his destined dominion , Christ must reign in
the hearts and consciences of his farextended subjects . His reign is advanced
when Christian principles , when faith , and righteousness , and charity , abound .
... faith and morals , which might have taken place , in the time intervening
between the publication * See Hegisippus apud Euseb . lib . iii . c . 20 , 23.
Tertullian , Apol . c . v . Hieron . tom . x . p . 100 , and other authorities adduced by
... of witnesses , ” who supported the authenticity of the Apocalypse during its first
century , in the times before any objection was made to it by any of those
members of the Church , who observed the pure faith , and the pure canon of
... does not reject what he does not understand : “ that , not being able to
understand the Apocalypse , he supri poses it to contain a sublimer sense than
his faculties can " reach ; and to become , therefore , the object of his faith , “
rather than of ...
The prophecies , now dark , may , to future generations , become “ a shining light
, " and the apocalyptical predictions , rendered clear by their completion , serve
as an impregnable bulwark of Christian faith , during the later ages of the militant
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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